Tag Archives: Potential

This New Flu Virus Has ‘Pandemic Potential,’ Here Are 7 Reasons Why

Scientists in China have found that the genotype 4 (G4) reassortant Eurasian avian-like (EA) H1N1 … [+] flu virus has been circulating in the swine population and has pandemic potential. (Photo: Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Barcroft Media via Getty Images Want something to take your mind off of the Covid-19 coronavirus, the virus… Read More »

Aetna, Anthem pilot seeks blockchain potential in healthcare

Dive Brief: Aetna, Anthem, Health Care Service Corporation, IBM and PNC Bank are teaming up to design and develop a blockchain network aimed at improving transparency and interoperability in healthcare.  The goal is an inclusive blockchain network that members of multiple organizations across the healthcare ecosystem can use to securely share personal health information. Potential… Read More »

Potential drug interactions among people with HIV taking statins

Drug interactions remain a potential problem for HIV-positive people who are treated with statins, according to research published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association. Potential interactions were detected between statins and modern antiretroviral drugs – especially cobicistat – and also medications used to treat other illnesses that are now common… Read More »

The Children's Place recalls some infant snowsuits over potential choking hazard

The Children’s Place has issued a recall of some infant snowsuits because the metal snaps can detach posing a choking hazard to young children. The children’s clothing retailer issued the recall on Tuesday for more than 15,000 snowsuits sold in the United States and Canada from August 2018 to November 2018. The recall involves girls’ infant snowsuits sold in infant sizes 0… Read More »